State of affliction: fear of crime and quality of life in South Africa

SOURCE: Subjective well-being and security
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2012
TITLE AUTHOR(S): B.J.Roberts
SOURCE EDITOR(S): D.Webb, E.Wills-Herrera
KEYWORDS: CRIME, FEAR OF CRIME, QUALITY OF LIFE, VIOLENCE
DEPARTMENT: Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 7106

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Abstract

This chapter briefly reviews research on fear of crime and its effect on quality of life. It is followed by a methodological section that critically reflects on the limitations associated with measuring fear of crime and describes the data and principal measures available for the analysis.